The Nook hosts a free marathon of '80s horror classics this weekend


  • Critters
It’s that time of year again when scary movies are in season. The Nook kicks that season off with a triple feature of some of the most memorable practical special effects of the 1980s. Cult horror-comedy Critters kicks off the evening, followed by Jeff Goldblum’s gory transformation in The Fly and the Chiodo Brothers’ madcap murder-circus, Killer Klowns From Outer Space.

7 p.m. Friday; The Nook on Robinson, 2432 E. Robinson St.; free;

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